13th Annual

Mutt Strut Walk & Run

presented by Dearborn Family Pet Care
Help Support The Dearborn Animal Shelter

Saturday, May 12, 2018

Ford Field Park in Dearborn
(22051 Cherry Hill St.)

5k Run

at 8 a.m.

Walk Begins

at 10 a.m.

The Mutt Strut is a community-wide animal celebration that includes a pledge driven walk, and dog-friendly run. The festivities will take place on Saturday, May 12, 2018 (rain or shine).  The Mutt Strut promotes healthy relationships between people and their companion animals and education about the sustainable health of pets and their people.

When:  Saturday, May 12, 2018 9 am- 3 pm

Location: Ford Field in Dearborn, MI (22051 Cherry Hill St.)



UNIQUE OPPORTUNITY:  The winning team members will be able to name an adoptable shelter cat or shelter dog (up to 15 animals) in the month of May & June and receive a photo of the adoptable animal.  Names are subject to FAMD staff approval.


FAMD will provide the second place team with a catered lunch or picnic at their business, organization or home on a mutually agreed upon date.  We will also bring a shelter dog along for a visit and plenty of desserts!

Also included, a spots and entertainment package in Taylor at Midway Sports & Entertainment. Prize package includes unlimited rides including bumper cars, go-carts, and the climbing wall.   Your team members also receive a pizza and pop party for 10 people under the picnic area tent.

Restrictions: Must be used Monday – Friday before 6:00 pm.  3-hour window.

Donated by Midway Sports & Entertainment.


FAMD will provide the third place team with a bowling & pizza party (shoes, bowling fees, pizza and pop included) for up to 25 people.  Great way to celebrate your fundraising success as a group.


7:00 AM 5k Registration & Packet Pick-Up

8:00 AM 5k Race Start

9:00 AM Vendor Booths & Food Trucks Open
Photo Booth for Dogs
Lure Course

9:00 – 2:30 PM CGC Testing for Canines
Free Agility Course

9:45 AM Awards Ceremony and Prizes for Top Fundraisers

10:00 AM Walk Start

3:00 PM Event Ends


Pet Games & Contests Schedule

9:00 AM Best Kisser

9:30 AM Best Howler

11:30 AM Mummify Your Dog

12:00 PM Hot Dog Toss

1:00 PM Owner Look-a-Like

1:30 PM Musical Hoops

2:00 PM Best Mystery Mutt

2:30 PM Peanut Butter Lick